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Hazards of trimethylborazine ?

  1. Jan 15, 2010 #1

    vanesch

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    I'm looking for potential hazards of trimethylborazine (CAS 1004-35-9). I can't seem to find any, but some people claim that it is explosive or so. Any pointers ?

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  3. Jan 15, 2010 #2

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    Seems pretty http://www.chemicalland21.com/specialtychem/nh/1,3,5-TRIMETHYLBORAZINE.htm" [Broken]
     
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  4. Jan 18, 2010 #3

    vanesch

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    Thanks. It's what I thought, but before I order it, I wanted to get an idea where I put my feet :smile:
     
  5. Jan 18, 2010 #4

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    Something seems to be a little bit off on the page cronxeh linked to - while the upper part states trimethylborazine, desciption below states just borazine.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2010 #5

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    Don't know what the particular law is where you are, Vanesch, but in North America the vendor must give you anhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Material_safety_data_sheet" [Broken]on request, which will disclose any hazards, as well as physical properties.

    According to Wiki, these documents are called http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_and_Safety_Statements" [Broken]. But I'm not sure if the vendors are required to supply them; I'd request one when you order it.
     
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  7. Jan 19, 2010 #6

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    Yes. In the mean time, I've found some publications where people talk about the advantages of using TMB because "at least it isn't a toxic or explosive liquid"...

    On the other hand, I thought that borazine itself was pretty explosive...

    In fact, the point is, I want to do something with it, but my boss warned me that he doesn't want "a crazy experiment which puts people at danger" and if I can't make my case about the safety even before ordering the stuff, he'll stop me right there. What I want to do, others have done similar things, but with much more dangerous stuff.
     
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